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Network Engineer ( 002100) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

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Job Description

The individual will fulfil the following activities:

  • Analyse any new requirements from various stakeholder groups, and provide a design framework to ensure the new requirements can be incorporated to the design for projects, tasks and network related activities.
  • Design and implement Palo Alto Next-Gen Firewalls and Cisco Firewalls into existing and new networks utilising IPS threat detection and utilise identity based firewall rulesets where applicable
  • Support of Inmarsat’s Wireless networks delivering Corporate, BYOD, and Guest wireless networks utilising Cisco ISE, this includes day to day support, administration and upgrades to Cisco WLC’s and Cisco ISE
  • Day to day support of the Corporate Network, IT ServiceNow triage and handling of Incidents/Requests, monitoring, documentation and working closely with CyberSecurity teams
  • Review the feasibility of new and existing IT projects, taking into account Inmarsat Cloud first approach
  • Produce and / or endorse network standards
  • Write technical and business documentation
  • Responsible for 1st - 3rd line network troubleshooting and support of network services. General support of existing systems, satisfying ad-hoc queries, troubleshooting, fixing general problems related to:
  • Liaising with CyberSecurity team on reporting on network and security advisories
  • WAN and LAN configuration
  • Network security
  • Responsible for resolution of Service Now Incidents and liaising with other teams for the successful completion; also escalation/ allocation of tickets to team members and other teams
  • Project support for the corporate network team supporting projects such as DcaaS, Cloud, Network Infrastructure replacements such as switches, firewalls, routers ensuring associated documentation and network diagrams are maintained and updated
  • Setting up test beds and testing configurations
  • Maintain and update as needed
  • CMDB Network Inventory
  • IP Addressing
  • Network Documentation/Procedures
  • General systems management tasks as and when required
  • Equipment configuration maintenance, you will be required to carry out of hours maintenance
  • Network Infrastructure replacements such as switches, firewalls, routers; including configuration and patching of any new hardware.

Job Requirements

The normal working place shall be 99 City Road, London EC1Y 1AX, you may find that business travel is required to other offices.

Required Expertise and Knowledge

The successful candidate should possess the following:-


  1. Qualified to at least CCNP
  2. Palo Alto – Design/Installation & Administration. Experience of deploying firewall rules based on user identity.  Advanced level of knowledge is required
  3. Cisco ASA/FTD – Design/installation and Administration – Experience of Cisco Firepower services and NGIPS. Advanced level of knowledge is required
  4. Expert in network security, building, configuring and troubleshooting SSL/IPSEC VPN’s
  5. Experienced in designing, implementing and operating corporate network specialising in the security side
  6. Expert in designing Networks and integration of systems across a WAN network
  7. Proven experience in designing, implementing and monitoring Secure Networks
  8. Experience of working with Cisco Nexus platforms is a must
  9. Advanced level of experience of Secure Web Gateway systems, preferably Trustwave SWG using transparent redirection using WCCP
  10. Experience of Cisco Wireless networks, and integration with Cisco ISE for 802.1x authentication
  11. Has previous successful experience of implementing networks starting from user requirements.
  12. Should be a self-starter who can pro-actively manage his/her schedule.
  13. Experienced in installing monitoring tools for the network, preferably Stablenet as a monitoring platform
  14. Experience of Cloud technologies, ideally AWS
  15. Expert in Cisco ASA/IPS/IDS, Routers and Switches including experience of Cisco IOS Upgrades.
  16. Knowledge of Wan Acceleration Systems, ideally Riverbed.
  17. Knowledge of IPAM – IP Address management.
  18. Generally proficient in Windows and Linux
  19. Fluent with Microsoft Office components especially Visio
  20. Willingness to learn new skills and be self-motivated
  21. Ability to work in a team environment, and be able to prioritise own schedules
  22. Ability to work under pressure and show flexibility when required
  23. A co-operative but assertive personality
  24. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable knowledge and skills:

  • Experienced in configuring network monitoring tools like Orion, Cacti and QRadar
  • Knowledge of ancillary network tools like Radius, DNS
  • Experience of Load Balancers – Citrix Netscaler would be advantageous